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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Cryptopecten nux (Reeve, 1853)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten nux Reeve, 1853
   Cryptopecten nux (Reeve, 1853)
   Pecten hastingsii Melvill, 1888
   Pecten guendolenae Melvill, 1888
   Chlamys smithi Sowerby III, 1908
   Chlamys corymbiatus Hedley, 1909


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaArabian Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 10 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatu
     Dijkstra, H.H 2001. p.93 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificWallis and Futuna
     Dijkstra, H.H 2001. p.93 


depth: continental rise 
depth: continental shelf [ from 30-200m alive ]
depth: continental slope [ to 850m shells only ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: in coral rubble 
substrate: in mud 
substrate: in sand 


 Dijkstra, H.H 2001. p.93 General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1990. p.12 [ as Chlamys ( Cryptopecten) nux. Discussion of SIBOGA material ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.42 Contains synonymy
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Kastoro, W.W. 1997. p.275, fig. 146-149 [ synonymy, Indonesia material, type data, and distribution ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Knudsen, J. 1998. p.86, pl. 3, figs 12-13 [ synonymy, extensive review of subsequent references, type data, Red Sea material, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. pl. 14, fig. 3 General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.23, pl. 23, figs 3, 3a [ as Chlamys ( Cryptopecten) bernardi; p36 as Corymbiatus corymbiata; p24 as Chlamys ( Cryptopecten) smithi ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Cryptopecten Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
                        Cryptopecten nux (Reeve, 1853)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45275) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-04-30. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-09-29.